Monochrome Monday is going back to last autumn and a visit to the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario.
I was photographing the boulders that surround Dominion Lookout at the bottom of High Street. I isolated this boulder because of the multiple white quartz lines running through it as I thought I would make an interesting monochrome conversion.
An oiled immature American Herring Gull on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario, Canada. Not the first oiled bird I have seen around Lake Huron.
The new Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is Creativity.
This gave me the opportunity do varying degrees of editing to a selection of shots.
First a photo of an Orange Day-Lily photographed on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
After that I did some work on a shot of the Lake Huron shoreline at sunrise with Chantry Island on the horizon. Taken from Dominion Lookout at the bottom of High Street, Southampton, Ontario, Canada.
Some moderate editing on a photo of a group of Coneflowers on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
Finally, a heavily edited sunrise over Colpoy’s Bay with the Niagara Escarpment on the horizon.
Monochrome Monday travels back to spring last year.
I was down on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario when these two Ring-billed Gulls landed on a large granite boulder and posed for a few shots.
The new Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge is In or On Water.
I quickly came up with a selection before deciding that they were all a little obvious. So I went through my archives looking for something less obvious.
So here’s a backlit Ring-billed Gull at sunrise. It’s standing in foam from waves whipped up by an overnight storm. Taken on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario, Canada.